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29 May 2019 | Blog
Red Dust Healing is a specific cultural healing program created and delivered by Tom Powell, which engages and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men, women and families to confront rejection and anger in their life.
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22 May 2019 | Blog
First Australian Art has long fascinated the world. The variety of its shapes and features offers a magnificent spectrum which delights the imagination and expresses the deep and powerful stories of each artist and their culture.
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3 Jun 2018 | Blog | Long-term Development | Indigenous peoples | Human rights | Australi
During National Reconciliation Week, we reflected on Australian history, and also celebrated the innovation and leadership of our First Australian partners.
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21 Jan 2018 | Blog | Indigenous peoples | Long-term Development
Since 2003, the Purple House has grown to support remote dialysis in 15 communities.
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7 Jun 2017 | Blog | Long-term Development
Various Caritas Australia partner agencies in Timor-Leste and members from one of our First Australians partner agencies are currently involved in a Programs Exchange in Timor-Leste.
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23 May 2017 | Blog | Long-term Development | Women | Caritas News magazine
Karen has flourished and grown through Caritas Australia’s support, going from strength to strength as a mother and community role model.
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16 Mar 2017 | Blog | Long-term Development
The latest Closing the Gap report showed that Australia is still failing to meet six of the seven Closing the Gap targets.
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16 Nov 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development | Caritas News magazine
Tjanpi Desert Weavers has been providing culturally appropriate employment opportunities to women from remote First Australian communities for over 20 years.
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13 Nov 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Len Gordon is from the Yiyili community near Halls Creek in Western Australia. Like many other First Australian communities, the Yiyili community has experienced high rates of diabetes. Before Unity of First People of Australia (UFPA) started working with the community, there was a lot of misunderstanding about diabetes and what causes it.
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1 Jun 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Karimah tells of how her participation in the Red Dust Healing program has helped her be more confident and become an inspiring leader for young people.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe